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Sport and Entertainment Management

24 months
Duration
25061 USD/year
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About

The Sport and Entertainment Management program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is offered by the College of Science and Engineering (CSE), working toward a joint degree with the University of South Carolina (USC).

Overview

Identified as the first master’s degree in sports and entertainment management in Qatar and one of a few in the MENA region, the program trains and prepares students for management and leadership roles in the sports and entertainment industries. In 2018, USC’s MSEM program was ranked number 6 worldwide by Sport Business International.

The Sport and Entertainment Management program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University aims to support Qatar’s objectives by qualifying professionals with a variety of skills and experiences covering the legal, financial, as well as the operational and management aspects of the sports and entertainment industries. Graduates of the program could pursue a variety of career paths in the private and public sports sectors including sponsorship, marketing, event management, facility management, TV broadcasting, and academia and research.

Program Focus

Graduates of this program are equipped to:

  • Apply learned concepts and theory to demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the sports and entertainment industries.
  • Understand and have an appreciation for how research is used by and is beneficial for sports and entertainment organizations and/or academics.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop and explain workable solutions to various industry problems related to sports and entertainment.

Programme Structure

  • The MSEM is a 36-credit hour degree program, taught over two years in English, and designed to train students for management and leadership roles in the sports, entertainment, and venue management industries. Successful students will have skills at the intersection between management, finance, and law. The acquired skills will enable graduates to efficiently deal with several challenges within the sports and entertainment industries.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A strong academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4.0) from a recognized university
  • Applicants should have a degree in Sport, management, finance, engineering, business and related fields. Applicants who have studied other fields may be considered
  • Applicants are required to submit a valid IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 79 to demonstrate their proficiency in English
  • Official electronic copies of transcripts and graduation statements should be submitted as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants should submit a personal statement as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit a copy of their current resume or curriculum vitae
  • All applicants should submit an electronic copy of their passport as part of the online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50123 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    25061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50123 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • QAR 182,500 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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